Garden Couscous and Black Bean Salad

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This salad offers up contrasting flavors and textures: tender couscous, creamy beans, juicy tomatoes and crisp, sweet bell peppers, all tossed with a simple lemon-dill dressing.
Meal Plan: Serve over a bed of fresh romaine lettuce with a baguette that’s been warmed in the oven or on the grill.

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Bring 2 cups water to a boil. In medium bowl, add couscous. Pour boiling water over couscous; cover and let stand 15 minutes, then fluff with fork.
  2. Allow couscous to cool to room temperature, then combine with remaining ingredients and toss to mix. Add salt and freshly ground pepper to taste and toss again. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 6 Servings
  • Calories: 269
  • Protein Content: 9 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g